Black White & Blues
An Evening with Joe Ciardiello

April 01, 2011  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Illustrator Joe Ciardiello, known for his portraits of authors in the NY Times Book Review, as well as for his musician portraits, will discuss his new book "Black White & Blues".  Published by Strike Three Press, this is a limited edition book featuring 15 drawings of legendary blues musicians. Joining Joe for the evening will be the designer/printers, Daniel Smith and Virginia Cahill to talk about the process of producing a letterpress printed, hand-bound and numbered edition.


The book will be available for sale following the talk.

BLACK WHITE & BLUES, portraits of blues musicians by Joe Ciardiello published by Strike Three Press in a limited edition of 64 signed & numbered copies.

Book size: 10.5"w x 15"h
48 pages, letterpress printed on Rives BFK and hand bound.

Available April 1, 2011 at the Society of Illustrators
Price: $200.00 plus tax (after May 1, $250.00)


To learn more about Joe Ciardiello and his work visit his website.



$15 non-members, $10 members, $7 students